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We all need motivation sometimes. We hope these inspiring quotes and affirmations will make your day!

. We hope these inspiring quotes and affirmations will make your day!   Photo above taken at the Venice Pier. One kind word can change someone's entire day!  Photo location: Venice Beach Venice Beach In this photo:  Venice Paparazzi's Co-founder Edizen.  Phot by Laura O'Neal at the  2017 Venice Penguin Swim. Photo Ballona Lagoon Kids at play at the Venice Play Stations by the beach Photo location: Venice Beach.  In this photo: Allison Hagendorf Photo location: Venice Beach Inspiration by Artist Chase! Photo location: Santa Monica Pier   Photo location:...more

March 22nd, 2017 -

First Venice Art Crawl of 2017 Huge Success: This is Venice

. Art and community graciously collided for the first Venice Art Crawl of the year on March 16, 2017. The theme: This Is Venice, was uniquely represented at the 25 different art events happening simultaneously throughout this beachside community. The majority of the VAC took place on the iconic Venice Boulevard from Speedway by the beach to Lincoln Boulevard. The locals, artists and businesses are hoping to make this two-mile stretch an official Venice Arts District. The Social & Public...more

March 21st, 2017 -

Venice Paparazzi was on the scene at the Dogtown Rumble in Venice, California. View pics!

OddSquad Car Club hosted the 6th DogTown Rumble flash mob car show in the North Venice parking lot on Sat. Mar. 19, 2017.  It was a spectacular events with an amazing showing of cars, tons of spectators, and a great representation of car clubs, including: Spirits Gonners, Rowdy CC, Browntown, Westside Originals,Venetians Classic, Lowriders, Hollywoodz, LA Times, Devils, and more. Trucks, Vans, Patina, and Kustoms were just a few of the categories represented. There were also motorcycles,...more

March 17th, 2017 -

The country’s largest open streets event, CicLAvia – Culver City Meets Venice returns on March 26th! Get your ride on!

Sunday, March 26, 2017  CicLAvia - Culver City Meets Venice presented by Metro Here is a message from CicLAvia.  CicLAvia heads back to one of our fan-favorite routes for the first event of 2017!  On March 26, Culver City, Mar Vista, and Venice will host the country’s largest open streets event! Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space. The CicLAvia press event will take...more

March 26th, 2017 -

A spectacular St. Patrick’s day soiree at Canal Club and James Beach.

It was a party not to be missed this St. Patrick's day at the Canal Club and James’ Beach.   North Venice Blvd. was packed Friday night, with St. Paddy revelers wearing green and drinking Irish inspired cocktails.  Corned beef was served, the music played, and spirit of Ireland was in the air.  And, Venice Paparazzi was on the scene to document the entire event, taking photos of the beautiful people at both venues throughout...more

March 17th, 2017 -

Venice Paparazzi was on the scene at the Snapchat protest in Venice, California

The event:  Snapchat protest in Venice, California   Article by Venice Paparazzi's Alex Stowell . The Venice locals came out en masse on Tuesday to voice their displeasure with tech. giant Snapchat's ever growing presence in the neighborhood. . Grievances included zoning violations, aggressive security and the privatization of public space. .  Venice's Jim Robb, of Calavera Tequila fame, and Mark Rago, were the event organizers. .  Robb and Rago initially got involved because they objected to the re-zoning of the LA Louver building as live/work...more

February 28th, 2017 -

Artists and community members joined together to support art for empowerment at A Window Between World’s ArtWorks for Healing celebration.

On Thursday, March 2, Venice-based nonprofit A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) hosted “ArtWorks for Healing,” a unique exhibition and art auction in support of their nationwide transformative arts programs. Since 1991 AWBW’s art workshops have offered over 200,000 people affected by violence and trauma the opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings, without fear of judgment, by creating art in a safe environment. Arena 1 Gallery in Santa Monica was filled to capacity, and nearly $25,000...more

March 2nd, 2017 -

Great times had at the 16th Annual Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade. Coverage by Andrew Goetze

. The rain cleared up, and the party commenced at the 16th annual Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade.  The CIRC DU LA themed event saw the coronation of King Ravi and Queen Toni, a parade led by Miss Jessica and the Mudbug Brass Band, hola hoopers Kaycee and friends, and the Venice Electric Light Parade. And, Andrew Goetze was on the scene to capture it all.  View event coverage below!     Thanks to Miss Jessica and the Gumbo Brothers...more

February 18th, 2017 -

Venice Paparazzi was on the scene at the Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid fashion show! View pics!

The Tommy Hilfiger fashion show extravaganza "TommyLand" took over Windward Plaza, in Venice, California, on Wed. Feb. 8, 2017.   Designer Tommy Hilfiger and model Gigi Hadid presented their latest collaboration - "TOMMYxGIGI." Approximately 3,000 people came to down to Oceanfront Walk to check out the fashion show, food trucks, live music, carnival rides  and more.  An A-list crowd was on hand, thick with celebrities, influencers, and super models.  The entertainment included Fergie, as well as...more

February 8th, 2017 -

Check out the new Dudley Market with Chef Wesley Barden at the helm!

Article by Alex Stowell .  Dudley Market is happening!  A few steps off the boardwalk, with the New York dolls blaring, Chef Wesley Barden is working his magic in the kitchen.  This Venice born master chef is a man on mission to create a culinary scene for the locals of the V!.  House made breads, famers market produce, organic meat, and sustainable seafood are the backbone of Dudley Market’s menu.  Simple, approachable, elegance, which is not easy to do,...more

February 11th, 2017 -